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Sarah Martin - Research Assistant

Sarah Martin joined the lab in the Spring of 2018. She is a Junior in the College of Arts and Sciences studying Biology, Psychology, and Film. Sarah is interested in studying the cognitive neurogenetics of reasoning-related cognitive function, the neuroscience behind sleep’s connection to creativity, and the effects of genetic Alzheimer’s risk factors on neurocognitive advantages in young people. In addition, Sarah is passionate about uncovering the neuroscience behind sex crimes and the ethics of the criminal justice system. Outside of the lab, Sarah is a screenwriter, musician, artist, and rock climber. She spends much of her free time doing sex assault and criminal justice advocacy work.